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« on: November 11, 2021, 06:54:31 am »

Thursday 11 november departed penzance 05:05am heading for the capital.

A very small item on BBC» (British Broadcasting Corporation - home page) spolight local news at 06:25 on thurdsay11 november  maybe more on later local news bullietins

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« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2021, 09:43:38 am »

Thursday 11 november departed penzance 05:05am heading for the capital.

A very small item on BBC» (British Broadcasting Corporation - home page) spolight local news at 06:25 on thurdsay11 november  maybe more on later local news bullietins

BBC1 local news is on at 13:30pm  if you wanna set your recording device

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This is just one of several 'delivering' poppy wreaths to Paddington for 11am.
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« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2021, 09:50:20 am »



Taken at Liverpool Lime Street several years back
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« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2021, 05:05:31 pm »

Seven trains ran to Paddington this morning bringing around 100 wreaths to be placed around the war memorial on Platform 1.

The scene at Swindon was repeated at scores of stations across the GWR (Great Western Railway) network.





The train carrying the wreaths from Swindon had started from Taunton and picked up more tributes along the way.



In a 20 minute ceremony at Paddington GWR MD Mark Hopwood paid tribute to those from the original Great Western Railway who gave their lives in the two World Wars before Barbara McGregor from South Wales, the longest serving female in the Royal Navy, read the Act of Remembrance ahead of the two minute silence.



The event was streamed live on Facebook and GWR should be congratulated for organsing the event and the very moving ceremony.

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« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2021, 07:00:17 pm »

ITV West reported from Bath Spa Station,approx 18:20pm

Available on ITV west plus one at 19:20pm
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